There are so many awards shows these days, I'm pretty sure you can now win an award for just 'showing up' somewhere, but , let's face it; the biggies are the Grammys, the Oscars and the Emmy Awards.

This year's nominations for Emmy Award were announced this morning in Hollywood.

May we have the envelope please...

Outstanding Drama Series
Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones •

House Of Cards

Mad Men •

Outstanding Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory

Girls

Louie.

Modern Family

30 Rock

Veep

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Breaking Bad
Bryan Cranston as Walter White

Downton Abbey
Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham

Homeland

Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody

 

House Of Cards

Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood

 

Mad Men

Jon Hamm as Don Draper

The Newsroom
Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy
 
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Bates Motel
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates

Downton Abbey
Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley

Homeland
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison

House Of Cards
Robin Wright as Claire Underwood

Mad Men
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson

Nashville
Connie Britton as Rayna James

Scandal
Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
Arrested Development
Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth

The Big Bang Theory
Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper

Episodes
Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc

House Of Lies
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan

Louie
Louis C.K. as Louie

30 Rock
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Enlightened
Laura Dern as Amy

Girls
Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath

Nurse Jackie
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton

Parks And Recreation
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope

30 Rock
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

Veep
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer